UNION – A nine-year member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County in Plainfield, Imani Mutyanda, 18, of Westfield has been selected as the 2012 Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Youth of the Year.
Filmmaker Nicholas Stoller’s “The Five-Year Engagement” humorously and sweetly reminds that of all the folly we foment in this human existence, few pursuits are more profound with sheer, dizzying, bedeviling joy than love and marriage. ‘Tis the masks of comedy and tragedy put into full play by no less a wily director than Mr. Cupid himself.
STATE — NPR and Sunday morning political talk shows are the most informative broadcast news outlets, according to a new survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind TM, while exposure to partisan sources, such as Fox News and MSNBC, has a negative impact on people’s current events knowledge.
STATE — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone were in Morganville today to announce the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup, which clears the way for the redevelopment of the property.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the launch of New Jersey’s Adopt-A-Highway program to fight litter and keep New Jersey highways beautiful.
FORT LEE—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ), and members of the New Jersey state legislature today joined together at the George Washington Bridge to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes until an audit is completed and reforms are put in place.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), the national school-based, peer-to-peer prevention, education and activism organization, today announced that Mohammed Maaz Rehan of Sayreville has been named to the SADD National Student Leadership Council for the 2012-2013 school year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 13,338 Tuesday, its highest since December, 2007. The S&P 500 added 16 points. Wall Street will remember May 1 as a great day.